Describe an old person you know and respect

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Describe an old person you know and respect.

You should say:
Who he or she is?
How you know this person?
What he or she is like?
And explain why you respect him or her?

Sample Answer

Introduction

  • In our culture, we give immense respect to our elders.
  • Youngsters often learn from the heaps of experience which elders have.

Who he or she is?, and How you know this person?

  • Although I am in touch with many senior citizens and of course I respect all of them, one person who is very special for me is Dr Rimple Sharma. She is my next-door neighbour.
  • She is one such person who goes beyond the conventional domain to help others in her spare time.
  • Her family members are not only altruistic but also philanthropic.
  • Dr Rimple Sharma is a dietician with 40 years of experience; she is a university gold medallist and runs a weight-loss centre in our neighbourhood.
  • She runs her centre from 9 am to 6 pm.

What he or she is like?

  • She has immense belief is this theory that a healthy society will lead to a better world.
  • Being a Doctor, she takes it as her bounden duty to help people from all walks of life.
  • According to her, good health is a fundamental right of every human being, and all the sections of society must work in tandem to achieve this aim.
  • She has singlehandedly taken the responsibility of improving the fitness of people staying in our vicinity.
  • From 7:30-9:00 pm, she offers free yoga and diet counselling sessions.
  • Under her guidance, there is a remarkable improvement in the health of people staying in our neighbourhood.

And explain why you respect him or her?

  • She is my role model. I always seek flashes of inspiration from her.
  • Because, in this contemporary era, most people run from pillar to post to earn more money.
  • There is a small percentage of such persons in our society who are altruistic, and they are willing to help others without any vested interest.
  • She is my role model. I always seek flashes of inspiration from her.
  • I always try to follow her footsteps to help society.

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